03-06-2011 03-06-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2538B Boston
March 6, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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Chinese Export Patriotic American Eagle Needlework

$3,081$2,600
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2538B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 06, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

Chinese Export Patriotic American Eagle Needlework, 19th century, silk and metallic threads on a silk ground depicting a spreadwing bald eagle with American flag and shield, and a banner inscribed "E PLURIBUS UNUM," the padded eagle figure fitted with a ceramic eye, 19 1/2 x 28 in., in a period carved wood frame.
Estimate $400-600